An Old Monk, Mrauk-U

On the street of Mrauk-U, I found this old monk walking along the street. As I aimed the camera towards him, he pointed himself in good mood.



Making Clay Pots, Tawn Tae

A young girl arranging the raw clay pots inside the big dark furnace at Tawn Tae, a small town a few kilometer away from Yangon.


Koe Thaung Temple, Mrauk U

Koe Thaung Temple is located in Mrauk U, Rakhine State Of Burma. The massive monument, built of stone walls and stone terraces measures 76 meters by 70 meters. It is is the largest temple in Mrauk U. The name means “Temple of 90,000 Buddha Images”. The temple was built between 1554 and 1556 by King Dikkha. (Ref: Wikipedia )


A Family at Central Rail Station, Yangon


Young Monk preparing for the alms round, Hpa An


The Sleepy Monk,Zalun


Pilgrimage, Yangon

Young Myanmar (Burmese) girl in traditional hair style in front of Shwe Dagon Pagoda entrance.


The National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens, Pyin Oo Lwin

The National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens is situated in Pyin Oo Lwin (formerly known as May Myo ).It was first established in 1915 as the Maymyo Botanical Gardens by Alex Roger, a Forest Officer. The original site was 30 acres (120,000┬ám2), and was modelled after the Kew Gardens of England with the help of an amateur gardener called Lady Cuffe. In 1917, the government granted it official recognition, and in 1924, the site was declared a Government Botanical Reserve. On 1 December 1942, the Ministry of Forestry designated the Botanical Gardens a “protected forest area”.( Ref: Wikipedia )



Elephant Figure Dancing Festival, Kyauk Se


Circle Train Station during Monsoon, Yangon